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Jul 25, 2014
Rotoworld
Denard Span went 4-for-5 with an RBI single, a run scored, and a stolen base Friday against the Reds.

Span on another second-half surge

MIAMI — Denard Span has done this before, bounced back from a slow start to a season to finish on a sustained tear at the plate. So even when things weren’t going as well earlier this summer as the hoped they would, prompting some public questioning of his place in the Nationals’ lineup, he used…
Washington Post Jul 26, 2014

Nats Journal: Denard Span finds a groove

If you’ve looked closely at Denard Span in the batter’s box throughout the season, you would have noticed minor tweaks to his setup at the plate and his swing. Earlier this season, he stood in the batter’s box, knees bent and the back of his front foot up. Recently, Span has stood taller in the batter’s box, bending his knees as the pitcher delivers the ball. Read full article >>

Denard Span finds a groove

If you’ve looked closely at Denard Span in the batter’s box throughout the season, you would have noticed minor tweaks to his setup at the plate and his swing. Earlier this season, he stood in the batter’s box, knees bent and the back of his front foot up. Recently, Span has stood taller in the batter’s […]
Washington Post Jul 26, 2014

Nats Journal: Today’s Nationals-Reds lineups

A day after Zach Walters started at second base against a right-hander, Kevin Frandsen is starting at second base against right-hander Johnny Cueto. Denard Span is on fire: he is hitting .387 (29 for 75) in July with a .446 on-base percentage. He has back-to-back four-hit games. His season slash line is up to .289/.339/.398. Read full article >>

Today’s Nationals-Reds lineups

A day after Zach Walters started at second base against a right-hander, Kevin Frandsen is starting at second base against right-hander Johnny Cueto. Denard Span is on fire: He is hitting .387 (29 for 75) in July with a .446 on-base percentage. He has back-to-back four-hit games. His season slash line is up to .289/.339/.398. […]
CSN Washington Jul 25, 2014

Denard Span leading the way for Nats in July

Denard Span went 4-for-5 in the team's 4-1 win over the Reds on Friday night, again setting the table for a lineup that has proven dangerous when healthy this season.
Rotoworld Jul 25, 2014

Span notches second straight four-hit game - Denard Span (OF) Washington Nationals

Denard Span went 4-for-5 with an RBI single, a run scored, and a stolen base Friday against the Reds.

Game 97: Nats at Rockies

Before Bryce Harper returned to his lineup three weeks ago, Matt Williams suggested he planned to mix and match his lineups, with Ryan Zimmerman in particular bouncing around multiple positions. To date, that hadn’t really happened. Zimmerman stayed at third base. Harper stayed in left field. Denard Span stayed in center field. Anthony Rendon stayed…
Washington Post Jul 20, 2014

Denard Span sets the table for the Nationals in win against Milwaukee

Denard Span’s walk-up music varies depending on the inning. But he always steps into the batter’s box in the first inning with The Diplomats anthem, “I’m Ready.” Span said the song’s repetitive chorus puts him in the right mindset for his role as the Nationals’ leadoff hitter and the catalyst of Washington’s offense. Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 17, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Nationals fans go #Spanning for tickets and bobbleheads

The Nationals are giving away Denard Span bobbleheads to the first 25,000 fans at Sunday’s game against the Brewers. They look pretty sharp. Earlier today, the team gave fans a chance to score two tickets to Sunday’s game (and a pair of bobbleheads) by posting their best #Spanning photos to Instagram. (#Spanning, for the uninitiated, is the hashtag used to describe Span, often in the context of his ability to span the outfield with ease during the span of a game.) Read full article >>
KFFL Jul 7, 2014

Nationals | Denard Span a doubles machine

Washington Nationals OF Denard Span's 28 doubles rank third in the National League. Span has ...
Washington Post Jul 7, 2014

Nats Journal: Denard Span is a doubles machine

Scanning through the list of doubles and extra-base leaders in the National League and one name stands out. After two more doubles on Sunday, Denard Span ranks third in the NL with 28 doubles, sandwiched by Jonathan Lucroy and Starlin Castro, both who hit for more power. Span has a total of 34 extra-base hits, including only one home run, so far this season, as many as sluggers such as Todd Frazier, Hunter Pence and Justin Upton, and more than even Anthony Rizzo, Chase Utley and Ryan Braun. Read full article >>

Denard Span is a doubles machine

Scanning through the list of doubles and extra-base leaders in the National League and one name stands out. After two more doubles on Sunday, Denard Span ranks third in the NL with 28 doubles, sandwiched by Jonathan Lucroy and Starlin Castro, both who hit for more power. Span has a total of 34 extra-base hits, including only one […]
CSN Washington Jul 6, 2014

Span 's double proves decisive (VIDEO)

Denard Span's key double proves to be the difference in pitchers' duel.
Washington Post Jul 1, 2014

Nats Journal: Denard Span reacts to Bryce Harper: ‘He’s still one of my teammates’

Center fielder Denard Span, the player most affected by Bryce Harper’s public disagreement with Manager Matt Williams’s lineup, provided a high-road response Tuesday afternoon to Harper’s comments. Speaking to The Post alone at his locker, Span expressed surprised at Harper making his opinion public but said he would still support Harper. Read full article >>

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